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Pearson's Falls and Glen

2748 Pearson Falls Rd, Saluda, North Carolina 28773 USA

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“don't go chasin' waterfalls”

Pearson’s Falls and Glen is a top natural attraction in Polk County, NC, hosting over 20,000 visitors each year.  We are located in the foothills of Western North Carolina off Hwy.  176, between the towns of Tryon and Saluda.   This unique botanical preserve is comprised of 268 acres of rich cove forest, granite, spring-fed streams, and a moderate 1/4 mile trail to a 90 ft. waterfall.  We boast having over 200 species of rare wildflowers and plants.  Mosses, lichens, shrubs, and a variety of trees reside in this Glen, which is classified as a deciduous climax forest.  Pearson’s Falls is a perfect stop when visiting the area.  We have picnic facilities and can accommodate all types of groups and cyclists.

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Reviewed by
jenblalock

  • 2 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
June 18, 2017

Dogs not allowed

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Reviewed by
SaraSaldivar

  • 2 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
July 25, 2016
Rated 4.0

Beautiful little spot to stop for some pictures and have a picnic. I thought it was odd there was a charge to get in but I guess for the upkeep it makes sense. The man at the gate was very pleasant and helpful. Nice for a 2 hour ordeal.

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Reviewed by
Heather

  • 6 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
May 10, 2017
Rated 4.0

We were nearby for a wedding and this was a great side trip. The bride and groom took their wedding photos here too-- lovely falls.

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Reviewed by
kmerin

  • 2 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
January 04, 2017
Rated 1.0

Closed in January :(((

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Reviewed by
nicantschaw

  • 9 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
July 21, 2016
Rated 5.0

This was amazing and well worth a stop if you love beautiful nature. Bug spray is not a bad idea.

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nicantschaw

  • 9 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
July 21, 2016
Rated 5.0

This was amazing and well worth a stop if you love beautiful nature. Bug spray is not a bad idea.

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Reviewed by
madeofglass78

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
June 19, 2016
Rated 5.0

We made a 3 day trip out of driving from Central Florida to North Carolina for a wedding and looked a few quick pit stops on the way back. This fit the bill. For $5 a person, safe parking, a glorified portapotty, and a quarter mile walk, you have a beautiful stop. There are great places to sit and have a picnic. No pets except service animals are allowed.

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Reviewed by
Dlewis625

  • 16 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
May 27, 2016
Rated 5.0

Wonderful place!

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Reviewed by
brookecerny

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
May 25, 2016
Rated 5.0

Beautiful and quick!

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Reviewed by
LoriTabor

  • 1 Review
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February 25, 2016
Rated 5.0

Pearson's Falls is a beautiful place to visit. Walking trails that are gorgeous take you right to a waterfall. Took my 5 year old and he was able to enjoy the outdoors while keeping up. Highly recommend stopping by to see if in the area.

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Pearson's Falls and Glen

2748 Pearson Falls Rd
Saluda, North Carolina
28773 USA

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Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Public Restrooms
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Yes Parking
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